Jamshedpur, Oct 6: Lions Club of Jamshedpur Tatanagar will adopt three primitive tribal girls of Pranavananda Centenary Tribal Girls Residential School, Sundernagar for their higher education.
Club members visited the school on Sunday last along with Nidhi Khare, IAS Secretary, Commercial Taxes, Government of Jharkhand as part of World Wide Lions Service Week. Nidhi Khare had prompted Bharat Seva Ashram Sanga to take up this school when she was posted in Jamshedpur as Deputy Commissioner, East Singhbhum way back in 2002.
Today the school has 150 tribal girls staying in hostel and getting both primary and secondary education. These tribal girls were either discarded or were forced for early marriage are now excelling in almost all the fields and have been groomed to be take up higher responsibilities and challenges.
Yashoda Mahali of Class Xl, Khusboo Mahali of Class X and Bina Mahali also of Class X secured 80% and above marks in almost all the subjects and are aspiring to become Engineer, Doctor and a Police Officer respectively. All three of them want to serve in rural areas and make the country corruption free. These three selected students will be adopted by the Lions Club of Jamshedpur Tatanagar and all facilities for further educational, coaching; books will be taken care to ensure that they all achieve their mission.
Lions club of Jamshedpur Tatanagar had taken the opportunity to organize a coordination meeting with school administration, Lions members and government officials on Sunday at the school premises itself for the betterment of the children and to help resolve any problem the school and their students are facing.
It was also decide that attempt will be made to integrate the bright students of the tribal schools with the important schools of Jamshedpur as they are better in many ways with those who are already studying in prime schools
Both Lions Clubs and School Management will seek the help of District Administration to open the bank account of all these children, explore the possibility of tying up with Jharcraft as they are good in handicraft and art.
School is running short of teachers which Lions Club of Jamshedpur Tatanagar member and Lion members from other clubs will volunteer to teach them Mathematics, Science, Sports, Art & Culture, Painting etc. Members will also arrange books both old and new.
Students on the occasion presented a short cultural and patriotic programme. Biscuits, sweets , clothes were distributed on the occasion.
The programme was coordinated by Rajnish Kumar, First Vice District Governor and was attended by President Mithilesh Kumar, Secretary Vijay Singh, PRO Saroja Lotti, Past President Kamal Choudhary, Ashish Agarwal, Past Secretary Sushma Rani Lenka, Prabhakar Singh who is also President of Hotel Association of Jamshedpur, and General Secretary of Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sanjay Palsania, Ruchi Agarwal, Sarlochan Kaur, Dr Tapas Choudhary, Rakesh Gupta, Vipin Bihari, Anita Kumar, Nand Kishore Agarwal from Lions Club of Jamshedpur and Seema Bajpai from Lions Club of Adityapur Greater were also present.